The Socceroos to face USA

The Socceroos will face another top football nation with a friendly against the United States of America set to take place in early July.

Fox Sports USA reported Team America’s upcoming schedule on Sunday night, with a friendly in the United States against the Socceroos on July 3 included.

USA, currently ranked 31st in the world, reached the 2014 World Cup final 16, before bowing out in a thrilling extra-time contest to Belgium.

The match would be vital preparation for USA ahead of the 2015 Gold Cup to be co-hosted by Canada and the States in July.

Fresh from their Asian Cup triumph, the Socceroos are next in action against World Cup winners Germany on March 25 in Kaiserslautern.

Meanwhile, the FFA have also announced Perth will host the Socceroos' first home 2018 World Cup qualifier in either June or September.

The fixture won’t be at Perth’s new stadium which is scheduled to be completed in 2018.

Nib Stadium will be the venue for the qualifier, which represents Perth’s first Socceroos match since 2005.

The last time Australia played in the west was against Indonesia at Subiaco Oval (currently known as Domain Stadium) when the Socceroos won 3-0.

The date and opponent will be confirmed in early April when the draw for the First Round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying is conducted by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).